Important Notice!

The festival's 19th edition, originally scheduled for June 19-27, has been rescheduled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Rather than giving up during this time of uncertainty, we are continuing to take a hopeful course and are forging ahead to the best of our ability to reschedule our 19th edition festival for October 2 to 10, 2020. These plans are fully predicated on being able to gather safely according to recommendations of our health and government officials. Read full update

David L Harris

David L. Harris is one of New Orleans’ rising stars and most talented vocalist, trombonists, composers and arrangers. Harris embodies the edge of modern jazz and the sultriness of blues taking his audiences on an emotionally engaging journey of love and liberation, wrapped in a sound that embraces the groove, grit and swing of the past.

He has toured internationally and domestic performing  at The Newport Jazz Festival, The Montreal Jazz Festival, and The New Orleans & Heritage Jazz Festival. David L. has performed and been a featured soloist at legendary concert halls, such as the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, NY, The Lincoln Center in New York, NY, and The L'Olympia Music Hall in Paris, France; and has performed, recorded and collaborated with artist Herlin Riley, Wynton Marsalis, Shannon Powell, Aaron Neville, Aloe Blacc, Dr. Michael White, Dee Dee Bridgewater and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. He has captured and moved audiences in China, Europe, Taiwan, Russia, South America, Australia, Canada, South Africa, and in over twenty cities in Japan. His sophomore album entitled “More Than Love, to Be a Man” is set for release May 1, 2020.

David L. is currently a proud Performing/Endorsing Artist for Antoine Courtois/The Buffet Group.


Fri, Jun 19 - 6:00 PM
The Wilder Room

Fri, Jun 19 - 10:00 PM
The Wilder Room

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